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Register now for our upcoming webinar!

We are delighted to have joined forces with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), and after many months of collaboration, we are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the revised industry guidance: INDG 455 ‘Safe use of ladders and stepladders: A brief guide’. To launch the joint guidance, we’re inviting you – and anyoneMore Info

18 June 2021 More Info
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Christmas is coming: Keep calm and stay safe!

The countdown to Christmas has begun and with it the risk of people falling from ladders and stepladders as they hang decorations and dress the Christmas tree. As the festive season approaches, the No Falls Foundation is urging everyone to take extra care – especially anyone who seldom uses a ladder and has little orMore Info

24 November 2020 More Info
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Be Safe, Don’t Fall, Stay Alive!

As the lockdown eases and people begin returning to work, the No Falls Foundation is urging workers to ‘Be Safe, Don’t Fall, Stay Alive!’ Dedicated to preventing falls from height and helping people affected by the life-changing consequences of a fall, the charity is keen to ensure that height safety remains a priority despite theMore Info

8 July 2020 More Info
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Ladder Association responds to recent HSE prosecution

A recent prosecution at Carlisle Magistrates’ Court has again highlighted the importance of ensuring work at height is properly planned and managed, and more specifically, that equipment provided for work at height is fit for use. The court heard that an employee suffered a serious elbow injury after falling 2m from a ladder when itMore Info

11 October 2019 More Info
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AIF National Work at Height Conference

Ladder Association members can get discounted tickets for the National Work at Height Conference on 14th November 2019 in Salford. If you book before the end of the month, you’ll get an early bird discount too! It’s the second-ever conference organised by the Access Industry Forum (AIF), which unites all the principal trade associations andMore Info

26 August 2019 More Info
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Ladder Association responds to ORR prosecution

A recent prosecution at Westminster Magistrates’ Court by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), is a stark reminder of just what is at stake when work at height is not properly planned and supervised. The court heard that a railway maintenance worker suffered significant injuries including a broken collarbone, 11 broken ribs and aMore Info

18 July 2019 More Info
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‘Highly Commended’ at the Trade Association Forum Awards!

Some of our team travelled to London yesterday to attend the Trade Association Forum’s 2019 Conference and Best Practice Awards. As Finalists for ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year’ for our ongoing ‘Get a Grip’ on ladder safety campaign, we had hoped to scoop the top prize. Unfortunately, it wasn’t to be, but we were thrilledMore Info

10 July 2019 More Info
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Congratulations to Peter Bennett OBE!

Peter has dedicated his career to preventing falls from height – and now has an OBE for his contributions On average, 36 people die at work every year following a fall from height and many thousands more are injured. The Ladder Association’s Executive Director has dedicated his career to minimising these numbers and on 2ndMore Info

3 July 2019 More Info
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‘Business of the Year’ at the OPSS Regulatory Excellence Awards!

We were delighted to walk away with the coveted ‘Business of the Year’ award at the Office for Product Safety and Standards Regulatory Excellence Awards 2019 in London last month. We had actually entered under ‘Product of the Year’, however the judges felt that wasn’t quite the best fit for us, so instead presented usMore Info

1 July 2019 More Info